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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Faculty & Staff

Page address: http://cset.mnsu.edu/ie/faculty.html

 

Rebecca Bates

Rebecca Bates

Professor & Chair

Distinguished Faculty Scholar
PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington
Research Areas: Engineering & computer science education, belonging in STEM post-secondary education, automatic speech recognition and computational linguistics

Dept. Office: Wissink Hall 227  (Office-WH 231)
Phone: 507-389-5587
Fax: 507-389-6376
Email: bates@mnsu.edu

 

Dean Kelley

Dean Kelley

Associate Professor of Computer Science

PhD in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota
Research Areas: Data structures, automata, algorithms

Dept. Office: Trafton North 141  (Office-WH 229)


Phone: 507-389-3238
Fax: 507-389-6376
Webpage

 

Jacob Swanson

Jacob Swanson

Associate Professor, Twin Cities Engineering

PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota
Research Areas: Internal combustion engines and emissions, gas-phase particle synthesis, instrumentation

9700 France Ave South, Ste P0822, Bloomington, MN 55431-4399
Phone: 952-358-9194
Fax: 507-389-1095
Email:
jacob.swanson@mnsu.edu 

 

Robert Sleezer

Robert Sleezer

Assistant Professor, Twin Cities Engineering

PhD in Microelectronics-Photonics from the University of Arkansas
Research Areas: Nanoscale ferroelectric thin film transmission lines, scanning probe microscopy, engineering education

9700 France Ave South, Ste P0822, Bloomington, MN 55431-4399
Phone: 952-358-8132
Fax: 507-389-1095
Email: robert.sleezer@mnsu.edu

 

Elizabeth Pluskwik

Elizabeth Pluskwik

Assistant Professor, Iron Range Engineering

PhD in Organization and Management from Capella University
Masters of Accountancy, St. Ambrose University
Research Areas: Ethical development of engineers, distance learning methods.
Six Sigma Green Belt

Office: Iron Range Engineering, 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 218-742-9168
Fax: 218-742-9169
Email: elizabeth.pluskwik@mnsu.edu

 

Eleanor Leung

Eleanor Leung

Assistant Professor, Iron Range Engineering

PhD in Electrical Engineering from McMaster University
Research Areas: Space-time block coding, design of signal constellations in wireless communications

Office: Iron Range Engineering, 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 218-780-5928
Fax: 218-742-9169
Email: eleanor.leung@mnsu.edu

 

Yuezhou Wang

Yuezhou Wang

Assistant Professor, Iron Range Engineering

PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Minnesota
Research Areas: Multi-scale modeling of nanomaterials and granular materials, computational materials science

Office: Iron Range Engineering, 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 218-742-9168
Fax: 218-742-9169
Email: yuezhou.wang@mnsu.edu

 

Ron Ulseth

Ron Ulseth

Iron Range Engineering Program Faculty

PhD in Project-based Learning from Aalborg University
MS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Central Florida. 
Research Areas: project based learning, on-line statics learning, learning communities. 
Professional Engineer

Office: Iron Range Engineering, 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792 
Phone: 218-259-9782
Fax: 218-742-9169
Email: ron.ulseth@ire.minnstate.edu

 

Molly Shaefer

Molly Schaefer

Industry Relations Director

M.A. in Multicultural Teaching & Learning from University of Minnesota
B.A. in Broadcast Communications & Criminology from Marquette University

Office: 9700 France Ave South, Ste P0822, Bloomington, MN 55431-4399
Phone: 952-358-9206
Fax: 507-389-1095
Email: molly.schaefer@mnsu.edu

 

 

Christine Kennedy

Christine Kennedy

Iron Range Engineering Program Director (On-site)

MS Candidate in Engineering Management from University of Minnesota, Duluth
BS in Integrated Engineering from Minnesota State University, Mankato

Office: Iron Range Engineering, 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792 
Phone: 218-766-9536
Fax: 218-742-9169
Email: christine.kennedy@ire.minnstate.edu

 

Jennifer Karlin

Jennifer Karlin

Research Professor

PhD in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan
Research Areas: student development, faculty development, building healthy organizations, operational excellence, economic development.
Six Sigma Black Belt, Certified Practitioner for the Hermann Brain Dominance Instrument

Email: jennifer.karlin@mnsu.edu

 

Said Abdelli

Said Abdelli

Visiting Engineer

Engineer Diploma (MS equivalent) from the Ecole Superieure d’ Electricite Paris, France.
Area of practice: Mixed signal, RF and system design.

9700 France Ave South, Ste P0822, Bloomington, MN 55431-4399
Email: said.abdelli@mnsu.edu

 

Loralea Baldwin

Loralea Baldwin

Administrative Assistant

Office: Wissink Hall 227
Phone: 507-389-2744
Fax: 507-389-1095

Email: integrated.engineering@mnsu.edu or lorelea.baldwin@mnsu.edu